These are collections about Broome County. To see a full list of contributing organizations from Broome County, which have posted material about other areas, click here.
Repositories in Broome County with notes about collection materials of special interest
Lantern slides are positive transparent photographs made on glass and viewed with the aid of a “magic lantern,” the predecessor of the slide projector. This collection from the New York State Archives shows includes a series about the shoemaking process.
This snippet from a 1924 issue of the Endicott Johnson's Workers Magazine shows a letter from president George F. Johnson. Consider how many more benefits EJ workers had than average workers across the country as students respond to the news that 1924 "is not a vacation-with-pay year."
These applications, each dated, are held by the National Archives. Applicants were required to explain the historical significance and/or architectural significance of each location. Applications include a detailed physical description of the property as well.